The Miracle Of Life

After 14 PICU day shifts, 7 PICU night shifts, 10 NICU day shifts, and 12 NICU night shifts, I’ve FINALLY arrived on the other side of my two month long ICU stretch!! I’M ALIVE Y’ALL!!! Like I said in my last post, doing two back-to-back ICU rotations is quite exhausting. Working 43 intensive care shifts […]

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The Anguish of Death

Nothing can truly prepare you for the death of a child. Nothing. When I decided to go into the field of pediatrics, I knew that the vast majority of the patient population I served were likely to survive the ailments that came their way, mainly because the bodies of young people are simply more resilient […]

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Life After Intern Year

If any of y’all just so happened to be wondering if there was any kind of magical transformation or overnight revelation between the last day of intern year and the first day of PGY-2 year (post-graduate year 2), let me go on ahead and hit you with a newsflash. There is no magical transformation. There […]

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